(MINERAL CONCESSION RULES, 1960)

69. Associated minerals. The following shall be the group of associated minerals for the purposes of section 6 of the Act namely:-

  1. Apatite, Beryl, Cassiterite, Columbite, Emerald, Felspar, Lepidolite, Mica, Pitchblende, Quartz, Samarskite. Scheelite, Topaz, Tantalite, Tourmaline.
  2. Iron, Manganese, Titanium, Vanadium and Nickel minerals.
  3. Lead, Zinc, Copper, Cadmium, Arsenic, Antimony, Bismuth, Cobalt, Nickel, Molybdenum and Uranium minerals, and Gold and Silver, Arsenopyrite, Chalcopyrite Pyrite, Pyrrhotite and Pentlandite.
  4. Chromium, Osmiridium, Platinum and Nickel minerals.
  5. Kyanite, Sillimanite, Corundum, Dumortierite and Topaz
  6. Gold, Silver, Tellurium, Selenium and Pyrite..
  7. Barytes, Fluorite, Chalcocite, Selenium and minerals of Zinc, Lead and Silver.
  8. Tin and Tungsten minerals.
  9. Limestone, Dolomite and Magnesite.
  10. Ilmenite, Monazite, Zircon, Rutile,Leucoxene
  11. , Garnet and Sillimanite.
  12. Sulphides of copper and iron.
  13. Coal, Fireclay and Shale.
  14. Magnetite and Apatite.
  15. Magnesite and Chromite.
  16. Talc, Soapstone and Steatite and Dolomite.
  17. Celesite, Phosphatic Nodules, Clay and Gypsum.

70. Sand not be treated as minor mineral when used for certain purposes. Sand shall not be treated as a minor mineral when used for any of the following purposes, namely:-

  1. purposes of refractory and manufacture of ceramic;
  2. metallurgical purposes;
  3. optical purposes;
  4. purposes of stowing in coal mines
  5. for manufacture of silvicrete cement;
  6. for manufacture of sodium silicate;
  7. for manufacture of pottery and glass.